Dua For Khayrat A beautiful supplication for different blessings (khayrat) by Shaykh Salih al-Ja’fari (may Allah be pleased with him and please him, and sanctify his secret). Arabic text and English translation.
New Book!! Light for the Seeker: A Daily Litany of Forty Salawat & other Supplications This is a litany of forty beautiful and moving salawat and other supplications by the Imam of the Azhar Mosque, Shaykh Salih al-Ja’fari, as well as thirty short supplementary salawat by his son Shaykh Abd al-Ghani (may Allah be pleased […]
Loving good character because of a worldly benefit it brings Loving good character because of the promise of reward/punishment in the next life Loving good character for its inherent goodness Loving good character for Allah’s pleasure alone. Taken from a lesson by Habib Ali al-Jifri
On the authority of Abd al-Rahman ibn Samura (may Allah be pleased with him), who said: The Messenger of Allah (salla Allahu alayhi wa sallam) came to us one day and said: I have seen (in my dream) last night something wondrous: I saw a man from my ummah crawling on the al-Sirat Bridge. Then […]
This is the story of Shaykh Abdallah Abdo (d. 2014) and how he came to attend the lessons of Shaykh Salih al-Ja’fari (d. 1979), may Allah the Most-Merciful shower their graves with light and blessings, and rewared them eternally. The Upbringing Shaykh Abdallah was born in Egypt to a family of Prophetic lineage. When his […]
Shaykh Salih was still a new student in the Azhar. Though he was only around twenty years old, he already had a wife and two children that he had to leave back home in Sudan for the sake of acquiring sacred knowledge. The great cosmopolitan city of Cairo was very different in the 1930’s than […]
Imam al-Bayhaqi narrated through his chains to Imam al-Shafi’i (may Allah be pleased with him) that he said, If people contemplate this Sura (i.e. Surat al-Asr), it would suffice them. Imam Abu Dawud wrote that a person needs only the following four hadith for his religion: الأعمال بالنيات Actions are judged only by intentions […]